Planit


History and Classics

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

Year 1:
You will choose either year-long or semester-long courses from British Economic and Environmental History, British History 1, European History 1, Medieval Scottish History, Early Modern Scottish History, Social History 1, The Greek World 1A or 1B, The Roman World 1A or 1B, History of Christianity as a World Religion 1A or 1B or Celtic Civilisation 1B.

Year 2:
You will choose either year-long or semester-long courses from Introduction to Medieval Europe 2A, Introduction to Medieval Europe 2B, Asia and Africa 2A: Societies, Cultures and Empires, c 1600- 1900, Asia and Africa 2B: Nationalisms, Liberation Movements and the Legacies of Colonialism, c 1900 to the present; American History 2; Scottish History Since 1914; Modern Scottish History; Social History 2.1; Social History 2.2; The Making of the Modern Body; Economic History 2; Ancient History 2A; Ecclesiastical History 2A; Ecclesiastical History 2B or 2C.

Year 3:
You will take two core courses in historical theory and methodology and choose from a wide range of more than 60 optional courses.

Year 4:
Same as Year 3. In your fourth year you will complete an honours dissertation.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (minimum) but typically AAAB (first sitting) or 4/5 Highers at AABB/ABBBB (minimum) but typically AAAA (two sittings) plus English at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) plus English at National 5. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

VQ18

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

History, Classics and Archaeology

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

History

Humanities

Related job profiles

No related job profiles.

Languages

Politics

Religion

Sociology